16th Israel Chess Olympics 1964

16th Israel Chess Olympics

1964
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A film directed by David Greenberg and produced by the Information Center (Hasbara) in partnership with the Israeli Chess Association. The film reviews the 16th International Chess Olympics held at the Sheraton Hotel in Tel Aviv during November 1964. International chess masters arrive in Israel to participate in the 16th Olympics, and dozens of chess enthusiasts gather in a special viewing hall set up at the Sheraton Hotel, where they follow with suspense the games between Russian world champion Tigran Petrosian and the American master of Jewish descent Samuel Reshevsky. (Director and script: David Greenberg, cinematography: David Gurfinkel, producer: Yigal Ephrati, narrator: Yaron London, soundtrack: Yehezkel Braun)

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